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Social Worker - Physical & Sensory Impairments

Employer
Essex County Council
Location
England, Essex, Chelmsford
Salary
£32065 - £43839 per annum
Closing date
4 Aug 2021

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Sector
Health and Social Care, Social Care
Job role
Social Worker
Contract Type
Full time
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Job Details

Working to support adults, and their families, who have complex social needs and are more vulnerable as a result of disability, exclusion, or diminished capacity, you'll maximise their potential to live independently.

With case work focusing on the most complex and challenging adult cases, you'll ensure that adults and their families are safeguarded. You'll share ideas and best practice, providing specialist advice as part of a multi-disciplinary team sharing your knowledge as a Social Worker.

We currently have an Adults Social Worker role within our mid quadrant. The role sits within the Physical & Sensory Impairments team and covers cases across Chelmsford.

Physical & Sensory Impairment:

Joining a PSI team at Essex means you will be working in a supportive and innovative environment enabling you to develop your own ideas to make meaningful changes to the service user's lives. Working with community groups, family and carers you will ensure advocacy for people with physical or sensory impairments.

About Us

With us, you can achieve more - for yourself as well as the vulnerable adults you work to support. We're always looking for new ways to deliver even better services, Social Workers play an integral role in our preventative approach to Social Care. We encourage our multi-disciplinary teams to share their ideas and experience. We work together to get things done. Bring your positive, proactive attitude, and we'll empower you to make the most of your experience as a Social Worker within Essex County Council (ECC) Adult Social Care services.

About You

To apply you should be a qualified social worker with a current Social Work England registration. You'll bring at least 1 year's social work experience, evidence of continuing professional development, and capability of practice in accordance with current professional standards.

This role involves travelling around Essex. A driving licence and car - or the ability to meet the mobility requirements of the role through other means - is essential.

This is a sensory post in the Physical and Sensory Impairment team.

We are looking for a social worker who has experience of working with sensory impairment, can undertake deafblind and sensory assessments or is willing to train in these areas.

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